A gold inlaid Indian dagger Katar
A gold inlaid Indian dagger Katar, early 18th century, polished blade of dark finely watered mechanical Damascus steel, burnished edges and thickened point. Hilt inlaid overall with fruiting vine. In its green velvet covered sheath, bottom mount (chape) gold inlaid en-suite with hilt.
Blade length 8¼” (20.5cms) Overall length 15” (38.5cms)